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Nautilus Scuba

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“twin bommies”(64 reviews)
“great dive”(47 reviews)
“konanda wreck”(35 reviews)
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Nautilus Watersports is the best known dive operator in Port Vila and has established itself as one of the most professional scuba diving centres in the South Pacific with over 30 years in operation.Facilities include a large training pool, gear...more
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Lini Hwy, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

About 6 years ago my wife and I did our first beginner scuba dive with Nautilus at Konanda reef. They were very helpful for newbies then and if anything have got even better. Having done guided scuba beginners dives at Fiji, Luganville and Solomons, Nautilus...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen H
Peter P, General Manager at Nautilus Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So good to see you guys back and glad to hear that you had a good time, Twin Bommies is an amazing dive.

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Hey there firstly we we’re trying decide between dive companies and they seemed much of a muchness however based on reviews we choose nautilus The thing stood out was their attention to safety - never have I seen it before but so simple - a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Peter P, General Manager at Nautilus Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing to dive with us, it is always nice to hear that our guest have had a good time and have felt safe during their time diving with us. We pride ourselves with making the diving as easy as possible and also...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

The staff were great,but the other people we dived with were unorganized here weight belt fell down and her husbands BCD was not fitted correctly and went above his head. we then descended down and he couldn't get neutral buoyancy hitting the coral or floating...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Awesome experience friendly staff well looked after had a great time. And because of this I am doing my dive master certificate. Thanks for the great experience.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colin Q
Peter P, General Manager at Nautilus Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Congratulation Colin, you are going to enjoy the DM course. Hope to see you back again real soon.

Reviewed 27 October 2018

Loved everything, great people. Special place for diving, amazing underwater world with lots of fishes!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Peter P, General Manager at Nautilus Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are more than welcome.

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Dived today in overcast condition but ok sea state. Professional brief by Curtis and good support on deck from Henry. Good briefings and safety well promoted. Vis good on twin bommies. Konananda wreck is nice dive with easy swim throughs in the hull. Nice morning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Phil W
Peter P, General Manager at Nautilus Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Phil, Thanks for choosing to dive with us, we hope that next time you are back the the sun is out. Have a great Christmas. Cheers Pete

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Choosing Nautilus was the best decision as they are very professional and perfect at what they do. Curtis was our instructor who was really patient with me especially since I have water phobia but he really motivated me, was patient and helped me through. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Peter P, General Manager at Nautilus Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are more than welcome. So happy that you were able to get over you water phobia and enjoyed your dives. It most certifiably makes it easier when you have a Instructor that is calming and patient. We hope to see you back here doing...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Wow what a fantastic 2 weeks of diving with these guys. Everyone was so friendly, helpful and professional. Improved my diving with breathing tips. Fantastic dive sites full of beautiful corals, fish and all so close to shore. Instuctors Happy to wait around for us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Peter P, General Manager at Nautilus Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

There is always plenty of home made chocolate cake around even if you are not diving.

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did an Introductory drive with nautilus and we could not have been happier. The staff where amazing and the dive location at the twin bommies was spectacular! The dive instructor was very patient and a very good teacher. This experience has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Peter P, General Manager at Nautilus Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear that you enjoyed your Intro dive with us and that you are now looking at completing your Openwater. Diving truly is amazing as you don't know what you are going to see, you could say it is a bit like Christmas :)

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Everything was awsome... nothing else needs to be said but the people were awsome, the diving was awsome and what an amazing place to do it.

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Peter P, General Manager at Nautilus Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You.

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Cheryl S
3 December 2017|
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Response from Peter P | Property representative |
Yes we do
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masierowe
1 February 2017|
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Response from TracyTas | Reviewed this property |
You do a lesson in the pool first & you won't head off into the ocean until both you & the instructor feel confident. Enjoy!
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Joanne G
3 December 2016|
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Response from Peter P | Property representative |
We can most certainly help you out with our diving needs. All of our divers are fully guide lead by our Instructors & Dive masters that will take you to the best diving spots Port Vila has to offer. Our specialties are... More
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